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RCGM Hokitika workshop postponed

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Hokitika workshop postponed

Wellington - 12 February 2001: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification is postponing the workshop scheduled for tomorrow in Hokitka.

Due to the tangi this week of a prominent Ngai Tahu member, the workshop will now be held on Monday, 19 February 2001, 10:00am-12:00pm at Te Puni Kokiri Office, Mountain Jade Complex, corner of Sewell and Weld streets, Hokitika.

The Regional Hui will be held in Christchurch on 24 February 2001 at Te Waipounamu House between 9:15am and 5:00pm.

Details about the workshop and the hui are available by contacting Maori Consultation Programme Coordinator Matt McMillan on 0800 001 480.

ENDS

The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification was established by Order in Council on 8 May 2000 and is chaired by Sir Thomas Eichelbaum. The other members of the Commission are Dr Jacqueline Allan, Dr Jean Fleming and the Rt Rev Richard Randerson. The Commission is required to report by 1 June 2001.

Please note: For further information, please contact: Sarah Adamson, Media Relations Officer, phone: 04 495 9151 or 021 499 510.



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